Mark Spreitzer was sworn in as the State Senator for the 15th Senate District on January 3, 2023. He serves as the Senate Democratic Caucus Vice-Chair, and as the Chair of the Wisconsin Legislative LGBTQ+ Caucus.
Mark previously served as the State Representative for the 45th Assembly District from January 2015-January 2023, and served as the Assembly Democratic Caucus Chair from November 2016-March 2022.
During the 2023-2024 legislative session, Mark serves on the following six committees in the Senate:
- Committee on Agriculture and Tourism
- Committee on Financial Institutions and Sporting Heritage (ranking Democratic member)
- Committee on Housing, Rural Issues, and Forestry
- Committee on Shared Revenue, Elections, and Consumer Protection (ranking Democratic member)
- Joint Committee on Information Policy & Technology
- Joint Legislative Council
Mark also serves on the Board of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA).
Prior to serving in the State Assembly, Mark served on the Beloit City Council from April 2011 until April 2015, and served as Council President from April 2014 until April 2015. He also worked in the Alumni Office for his alma mater, Beloit College.
Mark is an active member of the community and participates in nonprofit and community organizations, including serving as a Board Member of the Welty Environmental Center and on the Finance and Facilities Board of the United Church of Beloit. He previously served on the board of Community Action Inc. of Rock and Walworth Counties.
Mark lives in Beloit with his husband, Philip, their cat Otis, and their backyard chickens. They enjoy camping and hiking, cooking and baking, and spending time with their families - including their young nieces and nephews. Mark spends his free time enjoying the outdoors and attending events across the 15th District.